York & North Yorkshire

Woman in court over attempted kidnap in Harrogate

A woman has appeared in court charged with attempting to abduct a young girl.

Yvonne Christofferson, 30, was arrested on Thursday after the child was reported missing from Harrogate.

She appeared at York Magistrates Court charged with attempting to take away a child in care without lawful authority, and passport offences.

Ms Christofferson, of Chatsworth Place, was granted conditional bail and will appear at the city's crown court on 17 April.

The child is safe and well, North Yorkshire Police said.

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